Adobe hack: At least 38 million accounts breached
October 30, 2013
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The BBC is reporting a problem with Adobe. “It had previously revealed that the source code for its Acrobat PDF document-editing software and ColdFusion web application creation products had also been illegally accessed.”
Adobe has confirmed that a recent cyber-attack compromised many more customer accounts than first reported.
The software-maker said that it now believed usernames and encrypted passwords had been stolen from about 38 million of its active users.
It added that the attackers had also accessed details from an unspecified number of accounts that had been unused for two or more years.
The firm had originally said 2.9 million accounts had been affected.
Adobe has also announced that the hackers stole parts of the source code to Photoshop, its popular picture-editing program.
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